This spoof imagines millennial habits as Halloween horrors

Paul Gale Comedy roasts the trivial fears of 20-somethings in Halloween clip.

 

Mike Fenn

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Published Oct 29, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 7:51 am CDT

Every year around Halloween, we pause to reflect upon those elements of life that scare us: terrifying ghosts, unstoppable monsters, receiving the wrong costume from Amazon two days before your party. In a short video from YouTube channel Paul Gale Comedy, we see what truly horrifies a group of 20-somethings as they explore a spooky, abandoned mansion.

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There is no Internet service or outlets to charge phones—the horror.

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Our group of explorers slowly freak out as they discover the grisly reality that they cannot post their findings to Instagram; that they are losing Tumblr and Facebook followers by the second; and—worst of all—a Tinder date cannot be finalized.

Sure, the single-joke premise runs out of steam faster than Google Fiber, but the video is strong enough to stand out. I especially enjoy the young woman who shies away from a real life “I love you” from one of her friends, clarifying that she instead wishes to receive such sentiments from people that she doesn’t know.

Screengrab via Paul Gale Comedy/YouTube

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*First Published: Oct 29, 2014, 9:00 am CDT